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Carbon nanotubes could one day enhance your brain

Carbon nanotubes could one day enhance your brain | leapmind | Scoop.it
Swiss Federal Institute of Technologyscientists found that carbon nanotubes offer the potential to establish functional links between neurons that could fight disease and enhance our brains.
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Nanotechnology Now - Press Release: "Gladstone scientists identify powerful infection strategy of widespread and potentially lethal virus: Specialized 'accelerator circuit' may be key to underminin...

Nanotechnology Now - Press Release: "Gladstone scientists identify powerful infection strategy of widespread and potentially lethal virus: Specialized 'accelerator circuit' may be key to underminin... | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Nasa's New Space Suit Looks Exactly Like Buzz Lightyear

Nasa's New Space Suit Looks Exactly Like Buzz Lightyear | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nasa has published the first details of its new prototype space suit - and it looks oddly familiar. In fact, as many have remarked, it looks precisely like Buzz Lightyear from the hit Pixar movie Toy Story.
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Will humans continue to evolve during multigenerational space missions?

Will humans continue to evolve during multigenerational space missions? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientific American has posted an interview and podcast with Portland State University anthropologist Cameron Smith about the ways in which humans might evolve during extended missions in space.
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Big NSF grant funds research into training robots to work with humans

Big NSF grant funds research into training robots to work with humans | leapmind | Scoop.it
What if robots and humans, working together, were able to perform tasks in surgery and manufacturing that neither can do alone?
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Winbot, The Window-Cleaning Robot, Coming Next Year

Winbot, The Window-Cleaning Robot, Coming Next Year | leapmind | Scoop.it
It’s no surprise that the first wave of robots that people have welcomed into their homes were charged with the menial task of cleaning.
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Yes but will the robot bring a fresh smile and a warm attitude?

 

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Pocket test measures 50 things in a drop of blood

Pocket test measures 50 things in a drop of blood | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—A new device about the size of a business card could allow health care providers to test for insulin and other blood proteins, cholesterol, and even signs of viral or bacterial infection all at the same time—with one drop of blood.
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Mind Controlled Prosthetics Becoming a Reality > ENGINEERING.com

Mind Controlled Prosthetics Becoming a Reality > ENGINEERING.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
RT @sci_tek: mind controlled prosthetics becoming a reality http://t.co/vxH1DLmx #robotics #mindcontrol #in Via: @keithalink
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University of Sydney developing robots to automate Australian farms

University of Sydney developing robots to automate Australian farms | leapmind | Scoop.it
The University of Sydney is working on developing robotic systems for farms with the aim of turning Australia into the “food bowl” of Asia.
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After Merger, 3D Printing Industry Has A New Leader

After Merger, 3D Printing Industry Has A New Leader | leapmind | Scoop.it
‘Join and conquer’ – this seems to be the strategy behind a recent move by the world’s (formerly) second and third largest 3D printing companies.
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#13: The Radicalness Of 3D Printing

#13: The Radicalness Of 3D Printing | leapmind | Scoop.it
Way back in February of 2011, I wrote an extensive article for H+ on 3D printing and how it would allow a transition between an economy based on material “value” and scarcity to one based on nonmaterial “value” and abundance.
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'Habitable' Planet Circles Our Nearest Sun-Like Star

'Habitable' Planet Circles Our Nearest Sun-Like Star | leapmind | Scoop.it
A planet with conditions that could support life orbits a twin neighbour of the sun visible to the naked eye, scientists have revealed.
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Longevity gene makes Hydra immortal and humans grow older

Longevity gene makes Hydra immortal and humans grow older | leapmind | Scoop.it
Why do we get older? When do we die and why? Is there a life without ageing? For centuries, science has been fascinated by these questions.
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News And Real Evidence Proof About Alien Ufo and Space News : ALIEN ROBOT CAN BE REALITY ACCORDING TO NASA

News And Real Evidence Proof About Alien Ufo and Space News : ALIEN ROBOT CAN BE REALITY ACCORDING TO NASA | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Bionic Eye Technology

Ophthalmologist Dr. Mark S. Humayun and his team describes the bionic eye they have developed at the U.S. Department of Energy Artificial Retina Project. rnrn
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License Plates, Cameras, and Our Vanishing Privacy - IEEE Spectrum

License Plates, Cameras, and Our Vanishing Privacy - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
New license-plate video cameras are tracking millions of us as we drive around
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Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality and their Impact on the Law - Transhumanity.net

Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality and their Impact on the Law - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
Watson showed, in dramatic form, the capabilities of current computers when it (he?) defeated the two best Jeopardy! Players in the world almost two years ago.
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DARPA’s AlphaDog (LS3) can now sit, follow, and roll over | ExtremeTech

DARPA’s AlphaDog (LS3) can now sit, follow, and roll over | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Legged Squad Support System (LS3), the semiautonomous quadruped robot developed by DARPA and Boston Dynamics that can carry 400 pounds (180kg) over rough terrain, is very nearly ready for prime time.
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Decal-like application process allows thin, flexible solar panels to be applied to virtually any surface

Decal-like application process allows thin, flexible solar panels to be applied to virtually any surface | leapmind | Scoop.it
For all their promise, solar cells have frustrated scientists in one crucial regard – most are rigid. They must be deployed in stiff, often heavy, fixed panels, limiting their applications.
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Scientists construct first map of how the brain organizes everything we see

Scientists construct first map of how the brain organizes everything we see | leapmind | Scoop.it
Our eyes may be our window to the world, but how do we make sense of the thousands of images that flood our retinas each day?
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Making Lithium-Sulfide Batteries for Electric Vehicles More Practical | MIT Technology Review

Making Lithium-Sulfide Batteries for Electric Vehicles More Practical | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Lithium-sulfide batteries could store far more energy than lithium-ion ones.
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Killer Robots Are Coming – AI Experts To Determine Their Threat Toward Humanity

Killer Robots Are Coming – AI Experts To Determine Their Threat Toward Humanity | leapmind | Scoop.it
It’s no secret that in the future robots — not all, but certain ones — will be designed to kill.
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Will we ever… have cyborg brains?

Will we ever… have cyborg brains? | leapmind | Scoop.it
After recent studies show that implants could repair lost brain function, Martin W. Angler asks whether we can use this technology for creating enhanced humans.
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Will the elderly be taken care of by robots?

Will the elderly be taken care of by robots? | leapmind | Scoop.it
As we go forward into what promises to be an amazing “magical future,” robots will boost economies around the world, while raising living standards for the elderly.
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